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CULP: German Basic 1 (total beginners) for Academic Purposes (LAP)


Course will be delivered online.

This class is intended to help research students in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences to develop their skills in reading German documents they need to deal with in their research. Each session will be divided into two parts:

The first part will consist of grammar, tasks to develop insight into the reading process, help with dealing with complex sentence structures, academic conventions, abbreviations, etc.

The second part will be devoted to the translation of original German texts from different periods and covering a range of topics. Each week you will be asked to attempt a translation into English of a German passage. Students will be encouraged to bring along German texts from their own research to translate.

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Target audience
  • Research students from the School of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences and the School of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available

This course is for students are based within the Schools of Arts & Humanities or Humanities & Social Sciences only.


Develop strategies for reading longer texts faster through close analysis, grammatical, stylistic commentary, and translation.

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CULP: Languages for Academic Purposes

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